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Step by Step Making Wedge Links for Bracelets /  Earrings / Chains

Step by Step Wedge Link Chain Making - US$27

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Making wedge links for bracelet or chain or earrings

This tutorial is a comprehensive step by step illustrated guide and shows you:

  • - Rolling and shaping metal
  • - Drilling and j-rings
  • - Bark texturing
  • This tutorial can be made in a standard smithing workshop. You will need:
  •  - Metal : silver or gold or other

You will receive :

  • -- 25 Pictures and illustrations
  • -- 20 Pages of detailed instructions
  • -- Personalized tips on tools and techniques
Marking metal for rolling
Marking metal for rolling
Wedge links and j-rings for chain making
The links and j-rings for chain maiking

In this step by step jewelry tutorial you will be shown how to make these wedge links. This is a bold chain suitable for designer pendants. The chain link is versatile and can be used in in many applications by changing the dimensions. An organic pendant works well with a bark textured wedge link. Bracelet make a big statement whether smooth or textured. Unique interest is added by using other metals such as blued titanium. Earrings can be matched to the chain. This angular link is a unisex design.

Jewelry designs made from the wedge link

Design possibilities with the wedge link

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